Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine January 2007

 

Off the Wall

Participants in the Urban Curators project highlight the unintended ­beauty of downtown Providence’s urban detritus.

Design from the Inside Out

You are about to see a snapshot of twenty-first-century interiors: they are kind to their occupants and the earth equally, in addition to being beautiful. They represent a series of sophisticated decisions that involve a strong relationship to the architecture that defines them, as well as careful choices of materials and furnishings. Winners of the inaugural IIDA/Metropolis Smart Environments Awards…

Seminar in the Woods

Daylighting, natural ventilation, energy efficiency, and clean materials rule in classrooms for the Evergreen State College by Mahlum Architects.

Object Lesson

The circumvention of SOM’s daylighting scheme for Bank of America shows that user education is essential to sustainable design.

Local Color

Rios Clementi Hale Studios creates an L.A.-centric headquarters for a California nonprofit.

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